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Roberto Di Matteo happy with assistant role

Former West Brom boss Roberto Di Matteo insists he will have no problems working as number two under new Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas.

Villas-Boas to impose a code of conduct

Andre Villas-Boas began his reign as Chelsea manager yesterday by asserting his authority over the powerful figures within the Stamford Bridge dressing room.

Di Matteo to be Chelsea assistant

Chelsea are set to appoint former West Bromwich Albion manager Roberto di Matteo as assistant manager to Andre Villas-Boas.

Hughton lands Birmingham job

Chris Hughton has been appointed as Birmingham's new manager - just 10 days after Alex McLeish resigned to take charge of Aston Villa.

Birmingham step up manager hunt

Birmingham are stepping up their attempts to appoint a quickfire replacement for Alex McLeish, who will be unveiled as Aston Villa's new manager today.

Malky Mackay targets promotion with Cardiff

Malky Mackay spoke of both his and Cardiff's lofty ambitions having this afternoon been unveiled as the new manager of the npower Championship club.

Watford reject approach from Cardiff for Malky Mackay

Watford have rejected an official approach from npower Championship rivals Cardiff for manager Malky Mackay.

Chris Hughton favourite for Birmingham job

Birmingham have lined up six possible candidates to replace Alex McLeish as manager with former Newcastle boss Chris Hughton the current bookmakers favourite.

Talks with Cardiff were 'unsuccessful' says Shearer

Alan Shearer has confirmed he will not be the new manager of Cardiff.

Birmingham wait on Aston Villa approach for Alex McLeish

Birmingham are still waiting to receive an official approach from Aston Villa to speak to Alex McLeish - before the battle to thrash out a compensation package can get under way in earnest.

Birmingham have six managers on short-list

Birmingham have identified six targets as they step up their bid to replace Alex McLeish as manager.

Hitzfeld puts trust in cosmopolitan youth to revive struggling Swiss

Beleaguered manager looks to long-term policy to arrest their slump and restore reputation

West Ham hope to appoint British manager

West Ham expect to appoint a British manager to replace Avram Grant, co-owner David Sullivan has claimed, ruling out a potential return to Upton Park for fans favourite Paolo di Canio.

Hodgson wins bragging rights but faces battle to keep players

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Mulumbu pounces as Baggies manage to stay clean

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